Shipping Receiving/Lab Specialist

South San Francisco, California
Oct 06, 2021
Req# 2162
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Encoded Therapeutics Inc. is a biotechnology company advancing precision medicines for a broad range of genetic disorders. Our mission is to unlock new opportunities for viral gene therapy through genomics-driven discovery. We focus on delivering life-changing advances for individuals with genetic disorders not addressable with current approaches. For more information, please visit

We are looking for a bright self-starter who will join our team to assist with shipping & receiving as well as other laboratory duties.


  • Perform all aspects of shipping and receiving, including but not limited to:
    • Receive deliveries of laboratory supplies, gasses, and dry ice
    • Verify and match deliveries to orders
    • Deliver packages to requestors
    • Prepare and ship packages/create shipping labels and packing slips
    • Use our procurement software to place orders for replenishment and to manage shelf inventory
  • Perform some aspects of laboratory maintenance and support, including but not limited to:
    • Inventory supply/ ordering
    • Clean and autoclave laboratory glassware to maintain a constant supply of clean and sterile lab glassware
    • Removal of biohazard and chemical waste from laboratory bins
    • Replenish consumables in lab
    • Prepare and autoclave supplies and reagents
  • 2+ years of industry experience
  • Shipping and receiving experience
  • Procurement experience
  • Order and inventory management experience
  • Must be willing to learn, a self-starter, highly motivated, and a team player
  • Some laboratory experience is preferred, but not required
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including competitive employer premium contributions
  • Meaningful stock option grants
  • PTO, sick time and holiday pay
  • Generous Parental Leave program
  • Pre-tax medical and dependent care programs
  • STD, LTD, Life and AD&D
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Team-building events
  • Fully stocked kitchen
  • Purple Tie dry cleaning service
  • Fitness center

Encoded is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Encoded is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Encoded are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, religion or belief, color, national origin, gender, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the location in which we operate. Encoded will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Encoded encourages applicants of all ages.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may call us at +1 650-491-0272.